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with some areas getting more than a foot of snow. >>> investigators in kansas city try to stay ahead of that storm as they search for clues in a deadly explosion and fire that leveled a restaurant. >>> and a new twist in the oscar pistorius murder case. the lead investigator is now facing attempted murder charges. captioning funded by cbs is now facing attempted murder charges. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, february 21st, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well this morning a major winter storm packing heavy snow is moving into the nation's heartland. at least 15 states are under a winter watch or advisory, and tens of millions of people are in the storm's path. some areas can expect more than a foot of snow. heavy snow is already falling in kansas. state offices there will be closed until tomorrow morning. residents have been urged to stay off the roads. near tucson, arizona, the world golf championship match play event was suspended due to a freak snowstorm. blizzard warnings were posted
. >>> the great american city of kansas city was rocked to its core last night. a huge explosion at a popular restaurant, well-known locally and to business travelers. one person has been found dead. the search for more possible victims goes on. and there's a big early indicator as to the cause. nbc's john yang with us tonight from the scene. john, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. this evening we're learning new details. the gas company says that 45 minutes before the explosion tore that restaurant apart, they tried to get people to leave. the blast was so strong, it rocked buildings blocks away. >> boom! everything just exploded. it was just the scariest thing i ever witnessed. >> reporter: the fire was so big, it engulfed a city block, raging out of control for about two hours. >> the flames were even taller than the building next to it. >> reporter: more than 100 firefighters battled the blaze at its height of four-alarm fire. authorities said 15 people were taken to area hospitals, at least one of them in critical condition. once the fire was out, firefighters combed the de
it all covered tonight, starting with weather channel meteorologist mike seidel. he's in kansas city, where this storm, by the way, is hitting two days after that huge explosion and fire in the downtown area. but it's just one of the cities in the path. mike, good evening. >> and good evening, brian. so far this storm has been responsible for five deaths here in kansas city. a wall of white rolled through this morning, dumping snow, as much as 3 inches an hour, shutting down the airport and causing a state of emergency. that scene was repeated across many cities and areas of the midwest. armed with snowplows and shovels, the midwest today tried its best to fight back against a wicked winter storm that brought strong winds. near whiteout conditions. even thundersnow. as the deadly system that brought record snow to arizona, oklahoma and texas swept into the great plains today, schools and businesses were closed, and transportation in several states nearly ground to a halt. in kansas, authorities closed dozens of roads and highways, including a 90-mile stretch of interstate 70. parts o
in objection today with a high of 48 but all snow in oklahoma and kansas city with temperatures staying in the mid-20s throughout the day. how much snow will fall, where we see some of these purple areas, we're talking an foot of snow by the time it's said and done friday morning. but a large area of this dark blue could see up to a foots of snow and that includes places like wichita, kansas city, and even areas west of st. louis could see some very heavy snow amounts. amounts. again, that's going to be friday morning. i'm david bernard, cbs news, miami. >>> overseas to the third day of oscar pistorius's bail murder hearing, but it may have been undermined. the lead investigator faces attempted murder charges himself and the prosecution admits it has no evidence challenging pistorius's story that he shot his girlfriend by accident. tina kraus reports from london. >> reporter: a police van took oscar pistorius back to court for what could be the final day of bail hearing to determine his fate. family members carried the athlete's clothes from a police station whe
of a big u.s. city. the blast felt a mile away. tonight, they're still digging through what's left. >>> storm warning. a huge winter system on the move. a dangerous mix in 18 states, 30 million americans in the path of this one. >>> and hoop dreams for the unlikely star of the high school basketball team crushing the competition, though he's just about half their size. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. growing up in this country, you get accustomed to hearing the united states is the greatest nation on earth and the mightiest military force on the planet. what we don't like is feeling vulnerable, the way we do after we have been attacked. and now that we have learned of a massive cyber attack, electronic espionage allegedly at the hands of a branch of the chinese military, and the kind of attack we've been warned about for years, today the white house took action. the problem is, this wake-up call has already hit a slew of big companies, and could reach into our power grid,
so much in the cities that it's just become a natural thing. but no, it's terrible. when you get to the presidential election, where you are? >> exactly. and that's a problem. how does the president of the united states take advantage of this? how does he -- >> i think he is. >> i think he is. i agree with mika. you give a speech and you talk about background checks for gun cguns which people want. >> what about the sequester? >> the sequester has an advantage. this is cruel to republicans but it's true. not many people know what it is, but it sounds stupid and cruel. therefore it's a republican thing. it just sounds stupid. >> stupid and cruel. >> explain to people, there's just over one week to go until the march 1st -- you're going to be tough, too, aren't you -- deadline when the automatic spending cuts take a big bite out of federal programs and the pentagon. 800,000 civilian employees have been told by the defense department that they will likely be placed on unpaid leave. with the house and senate still in recess, a number of democrats are calling for congress to reconvene
, cleveland is city ilove i lived there for eight years. these phones are intended for people who might be on disability. for people who can't afford to use the phone. the incentive is for these companies to sign up as many people as they can because it doesn't look, itas only last year they started to request who is getting the phone. why did they wait so long to look who is getting the phone? the program has been around for several years? >> just want to correct one thing. i know there is lot talk about the obama phone. the program was created under ronald reagan and expanded under bush and continues under the obama administration. why did it take so long is a good question. the fcc actually began looking into into 2010 because government esn't work very quickly. adam: efficiently. >> took them a year and a half or two years to actually pass the reform order. so they passed it in the beginning of 2012. so took them a while to get to that point. people are saying that the reforms are working. they're starting to weed out a lot of these --. adam: it will have about $2 billion in savings
of the country this morning. weather channel mike seidel is in kansas city city this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. this is a big storm that will bring a lot of snow, possibly the most they've seen in kansas city in 20 years. this part of the country is in a terrible drought and farmers will be happy about anything falling from the sky. this may be coming soon to a side walk near you. just like this trusty mailman in michigan, millions of americans are already being challenged by a fierce winter storm. in can, they're bracing for up to 18 inches of snow in some parts. police in wichita are telling folks to stay home. >> we are asking people to stay off the roadways because of the conditions that are deteriorating. >> reporter: the latest big blast of winter is predicted to hit 18 states, affecting at least 30 million people. all from a storm that hit california and the west coast and is now moving across the country. in tulsa, oklahoma, reduced visibility has led to numerous accidents, some roads impassable and at least one person killed. snow is usually just a
know that city you know the casinos, bally's, and the bellagio. it appears right at the intersection of las vegas boulevard and flamingo avenue that that taxicab now burnt out, and shots were fired about four hours ago, leaving at least three people dead. we're working through the story along with dave lawrence on the scene in las vegas, kvvu. dave, what are you hearing from police, what happened, who was involved, do we know? >> reporter: well, at this point the suspect, one of the suspect vehicles doing some of the firing along the vegas strip apparently did get away from this scene. they have not released any suspect information from the vehicle or who may have been firing. let me get out of the way. i can show you the vegas strip. this is where three people died this morning and at least three others up injured and headed to the hospital. las vegas metro describes this as a rolling gunbattle along the vegas strip. they believe suspects involved in this shootout ran through a red light at las vegas boulevard and flamingo which led to five cars getting involved in an accident. one
impacting a big section of the country this morning. weather channel mike seidel is in kansas city city this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. this is a big storm that will bring a lot of snow, possibly the most they've seen in kansas city in 20 years. this part of the country is in a terrible drought and farmers will be happy about anything falling from the sky. this may be coming soon to a side walk near you. just like this trusty mailman in michigan, millions of americans are already being challenged by a fierce winter storm. in can, they're bracing for up to 18 inches of snow in some parts. police in wichita are telling folks to stay home. >> we are asking people to stay off the roadways because of the conditions that are deteriorating. >> reporter: the latest big blast of winter is predicted to hit 18 states, affecting at least 30 million people. all from a storm that hit california and the west coast and is now moving across the country. in tulsa, oklahoma, reduced visibility has led to numerous accidents, some roads impassable and at least one person kil
. meanwhile, some video from kansas city, missouri where a little north and west, it is all snow. warnings. from one side of missouri to the other, the same story. lot of snow and ice. south and east of the storm center, a problem with severe weather breaking up. high and low the temperatures. this cold trend will continue just a bit what. upper 30's to the south and east with the winds diminishing. it is going to be mighty cold overnight with lows in the '20s. as wencreasing cloudiness headed to the overnight hours. we're going to keep a close eye on the circulation around this system. this is liquid, mostly grain and storms. then we will get into some cold and dry air and we don't expect a lot of the precipitation to make it to our area. tomorrow, there could be some moving from the south and southwest and could be a little sleet and snow. freezing rain could be part of the picture as well. that will be well to the north and west in the form of snow and we will yield to a developing snow -- developing storm off the coast. maybe a local freezing rain and a couple of spots tomorrow night.
in new york this morning. >>> in kansas city, missouri, we're getting a new look at a gas explosion that killed one person. take a look. this video was taken across the street tuesday as the gas line exploded inside a popular restaurant. 15 people were hurt. there it is, you see it there. wow. subcontractor reported hitting a gas line about an hour before the explosion, and in eastern georgia, investigators are trying to figure out why a small plane crashed after landing, killing five people. the faa says the plane ran off the run yay last night outside of augusta, following a flight from nashville. two people on board did survive. >>> 30 million people across the country are waking up to scenes like this in kansas today. the storm affecting 800,000 square miles in 18 states. check out what happened at the world golf championships in arizona, in just a matter of hours the fairway getting covered in two inches of snow, and that means playing was suspended. >>> in san bernardino, california, cars crashing into one another. oh, wow. yes, they were. the storm causing a traffic nightmare
then go sell those on the streets of new york city at a substantial profits. as a trafficker, i would not make that purchase myself. i would send in a straw buyer to make a purchase. that's a straw buyer is a person who does not ever criminal record. so you would think he's going to go in and purchase five weapons. he would not do that. if he purchased five, the dealer would have to file a multiple. sales multiple that is a tipoff to the atf that trafficking is going to take place. instead of purchasing five from one dealer or 50 from one dealer, he goes to one dealer and purchases one and then to another dealer for another, until he accumulates them. you would think why does the fbi and not cross check those purchases if they know multiple purchases are an indication of trafficking? they cannot cross check them because of teart. that said the records have to be destroyed within 24 hours. the government is prevented from cross checking, predicted from connecting the dots. if you are conducting an investigation, a criminal investigation, you want to connect the dots. the amendment proh
to move into kansas city where it's going to snow hard it looks like for about the entire day. our forecast models are showing that snow pivoting from the southwest to the northeast as we go throughout the morning and the afternoon hours, so wichita will see improvements late today, but northeast kansas and most of missouri we're going to be looking at heavy snowfall for the next at least 12 hours and how much more snow? look at this purple area anywhere in here we could be talking about maybe a foot maybe a little bit more than that. the snow rates are incredible this morning they're one to two inches per hour and it could snow like that for the next 6 to 12 hours in some locations. we don't want to forget about folks in the south from houston to new orleans the southern end of this storm, there's the potential for severe weather as we head later on into today. so it's bad news in the short term for travel but the good news is we have severe drought in the farmland areas of the midwest and this moisture is greatly needed and going to be greatly appreciated.
from southwest to northeast. in kansas city the snow is beginning to pick up as well. northern missouri is going to see the bulk of this as we head into the and and evening hours. how much additional snowfall over what we've seen already? where we have the purple area we could be talking another foot of snow or in some cases it could be a little bit more than that. south of there, the warm air, we could be talking warm air between houston and new orleans with strong thunderstorms a possibility as well. back to you. >> it is another turbulent day for olympian and murder suspect oscar pistorius. nike announced this morning it's suspending its contract with the double amputee track star. even with the story back in the news today, there's news that could put the entire case in jeopardy. emma hurd is in south africa and joins us with the latest. good morning to you. >> this is the latest dramatic twist in this bail hearing. the investigator himself is himself facing seven charges of attempted murder. detective hilton bosh oobotha is accused of opening fire on a
permission to the other side of the city. [laughter] second, i started to pay special attention to the plaques on the buildings that recommend -- that recognize the united states of america for lending a hand in rebuilding. i was proud. the marshall plan, imf, and other organizations led by the united states are evidence of our ability to make the right decisions at the right time, taking risks today in the interest of tomorrow. we now face a similar crossroads. we can be complacent or competitive as markets bloom in every corner of the world. with or without us. we could be there to help plant the seeds or we can see the power to others. given the chance to lead a second great american century, we must not just look to the american landscape today. look at the days to come. we must marshal the courage that define the the marshall plan so that we might secure in the future freedom. let's remember the principles of jefferson's time. looking to independence echoing in our time. america's national interest is in leading strongly and it still in doers in this world. let me leave you
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